Performance Issues Plaguing PC Version Of No Man’s Sky; Sean Murray Responds

Performance Issues Plaguing PC Version Of No Man’s Sky; Sean Murray Responds

Multiple reports are confirming that the PC version of No Man’s Sky is being affected by performance issues, even on up-to-date hardware.

Hundreds of fans have taken their disappointment to social media, with Steam reviews resulting in an “Mostly Negative” response within the game’s first couple hours. Many players are experiencing single-digit frame-rate drops and audio issues; even on newer hardware.

Sean Murray, the founder of Hello Games, took to Twitter to hopefully answer some people’s concerns. First of all, fans should try restarting Steam in order to obtain the latest patch, which was rolled out very recently. This patch should help resolve some issues with Visual Redist C++ 2010 that would be causing the majority of issues. Players have also been instructed to update their Graphic Card drivers to the latest version through AMD’s and Nvidia’s official websites, as this may help to resolve some problems.

Finally, Murray reminds people to pay attention to the minimum specifications and make sure that their system supports OpenGL 4.5 as it is required to play No Man’s Sky. Following these steps should help resolve the majority of PC issues that players have been experiencing.

Fans can also try verifying the integrity of the game cache on Steam. To do this, right-click No Man’s Sky from your game library and go to properties. Once here, click on the local files tab and then click “Verify Integrity of game cache.”

No Man’s Sky is currently available for the Playstation 4 and PC (via Steam).

  • TryGamers

    Can not believe they would release a unstable product, it is like slapping their customers in the face.

    I hope they appologize.



      yea, 90% console support and 10% for PC yayyy

      • d0x360

        They make more $ on every PC copy sold by a good margin and since the games are developed on PC and the consoles use PC hardware this game having issues on PC is unforgivable

  • Sean Hall

    Womp womp, give them break. They already had to delay it a few times and they have a small team. This game has garnered so much hype that the pressure on these guys must have been crazy by the end. It’s working for some people and not for (many) others. Sometimes, despite best efforts, things don’t work out as well as we would like. This wasn’t an insult or a slap in the face. You just sound whiny and entitled.

    • d0x360

      Yes more free passes for hello games everyone.

  • d0x360

    Luckily I’m one of The few that can max it at 60fps. My specs…

    i7 5820k- 6 core multi threading @ 4.6ghz
    16 gigs quad channel DDR 4 @ 2300mhz
    Pcie SSD

    The issues happening are inexcusable. People keep giving them a free pass due to the Sony factor but that’s bs. We all know if MS released a game this broken that even rigs with multi titans hits single digits the internet would spend 6 solid months attacking but this game…funded by Sony…awwww just give them some time


    Would not have expected anything less…..!